Amy Hughes, LCSW

Amy brings nine years of experience in the mental health field to her practice, working with adolescents and young adults from many different backgrounds. Her primary areas of therapy include mood disorders, adjustment disorders, interpersonal concerns, and sexuality issues.

Amy Hughes, LCSW

Amy returned to graduate school after working in foster care in New York City. After receiving her Master’s in social work, she provided individual and group counseling to adolescents and young adults, who were struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders and life transitions. 

At Newberg Counseling & Wellness, Amy will see clients aged 14–25. Her approach is client-centered therapy. She uses cognitive behavioral and brief solution treatment techniques as well as psycho-education. Her style is non-judgmental, supportive and warm, with an aim towards discussions and working collaboratively on treatment goals. She believes that everyone has their own set of strengths and a therapist can help identify and develop those skills.

Amy is in the process of joining insurance panels and is open to negotiating fees for clients to enable them to have quicker access to her services in the interim. She is also able to take some insurances out of network.

Amy enjoys reading and writing, going on walks, and stretching while watching YouTube music videos. She lives with her husband and their two Generation Z children.

“I’ll make the most of it, I’m an extraordinary machine.” -lyrics by Fiona Apple

Education:
MSW, School of Social Work, New York University
LCSW in Oregon (previously licensed in California and New York) 

Professional Experience:
Therapist at Newberg Counseling and Wellness (2020–present)
Morrison Child and Family Services
United HealthCare
Youth Counseling League/Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services

Newberg Counseling & Wellness invites clients of all backgrounds, ages, races, sexual orientations, genders, and life circumstances to a transformative experience.

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